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statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists
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by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877; Sky Meadow Bindery, binder. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Owen Jones; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates, drawn on stone by F. Bedford, and printed in colours by Day and Son
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Decoration and ornament
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Waring, Mary E
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Burton, William, 1863-; Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941
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"Works of reference consulted": p. [xii]
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Topic: Pottery
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by Moore School of Electrical Engineering; Burks, Arthur W. (Arthur Walter), 1915-2008; Huskey, Harry D. (Harry Douglas), b. 1916; Reitwiesner, Homé, former owner. DSI; United States. Army. Ordnance Dept
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statement of responsibility: developed under the supervision of the Ordnance Department, United States Army
Topics: Electronic digital computers, ENIAC (Computer)
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by Huden, John Charles, 1899-; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
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Bibliography: p.387-394
Topics: Names, Indian, Names, Geographical
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by King, Jeanne Snodgrass, 1927-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)
Topics: Indians of North America, Indian art
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Clocks and watches, Clock and watch makers
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by Wilson, Winifred H., 1874-; Willcox, Marshall Bidwell, 1866-
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On cover: M.B. Willcox, his leather book
Topic: Leatherwork
Topics: Sotho (African people), Ethnology
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by Kelly, Bernice M; Stanley, Janet L; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. National Museum of African Art Branch
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Includes indexes
Topics: Artists, Art, Nigerian
Topic: Igbo (African people)
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At head of title: Congreso Cientifico Internacional Americano celebrado en Buenos Aires en julio de 1910
Topics: Prayer, Prayer, Prayers
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by French, Hollis, 1868-1940; Walpole Society (U.S.)
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At head of title: The Walpole society
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Pennsylvania. Dept. of Labor and Industry
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At head of title: Department of labor and industry. Clifford B. Connelley, commissioner
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
statement of responsibility: revis'd, design'd, and publish'd by Giacomo Leoni ... ; translated from the Italian original
Topic: Architecture
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Design Digitized: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library’s Rare Books, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program
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Topic: Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
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by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Thackston, W. M. (Wheeler McIntosh), 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-482) and index
Topic: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Gallery Delta (Harare, Zimbabwe)
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Title from cover
Topics: Art, Zimbabwean, Art, Southern African
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by Butterick Publishing Company
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Topic: Knitting
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by New York Embroidery House
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Issued in 24 parts
Topics: Artists, Artists
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by Gelli, Jacopo, 1858-1935
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Topic: Bookplates, Italian
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
Topics: Plate, Goldwork, Silverwork, Hallmarks
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by Wilkie, Harriet Cushman
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Topic: Embroidery
Part XXXI. Index to Trivialia Under Genera, pp.417-654 (Diabasis (Col.)-Lyurus).
Topics: Animals, Zoology
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by Pennsylvania. Dept. of Labor and Industry
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At head of title: Department of Labor and Industry. John Price Jackson, Commissioner
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
"Works of reference": p. [vii]-xi
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Asian, Porcelain, Porcelain, Asian, Pottery
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by Smithsonian Folklife Festival (36th : 2002 : Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage; Silk Road Project, Inc
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Topic: Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2002 : Washington, D.C.)
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in 20 "livraisons," 1877-1886
Topics: Costume, Costume
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Description based on: Vol. 41, no. 24 (Sept. 13, 1900); title from caption
Topics: Cycling, Bicycles, Motorcycles
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Cover-title: Jacobean embroidery and traditional designs
Topic: Embroidery, English
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Description based on: 1866, v. 3; title from t.p
Topics: United States. Patent Office, Patents
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by Diniz, José de Oliveira Ferreira
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At head of title: República Portuguesa, Ministério das Colónias
Topic: Ethnology
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Description based on: Vol. 62, no. 7 (July 1936); title from cover
Topics: Clock and watch makers, Jewelers, Silversmiths, Opticians
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Scientific Instruments - Trade Literature
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
The Sporting Chronicle Annual for 1895 - "Nineteenth year of publication."
Topics: Sports, Cricket
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by Marty, Paul, 1882-1938
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"Bibliographie": t. I, p. [352]-354; t. II, p. [329]; t. III, p. [468]; t. IV, p. [291]
Topics: Muslims, Muslims
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by Bossard, Gustav, 1870-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Pewterers, Pewter
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by F A O Schwarz (Firm)
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Trade literature
Topics: Catalogs, F A O Schwarz (Firm), Toys, Children's paraphernalia, Sporting goods, Board games
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution